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Date: 2005-05-14 (13:29)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] AMD64 segfault
On Saturday 14 May 2005 05:14, skaller wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-05-13 at 11:33, Jon Harrop wrote:
> > Yes, the stack overflows much more quickly on AMD64 for me (pure64 Debian
> > vs stock x86 Debian) and also causes a segfault instead of throwing
> > Stack_overflow. I've no idea why.
> Addresses are 64 bits instead of 32.

That doesn't explain why it segfaults rather than throwing Stack_overflow.

Also, does ocamlopt put non-address data on the stack (e.g. floats)?

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
Objective CAML for Scientists